McDonald’s Southern-Style Chicken Biscuit
In some parts of the country, mainly in the South, you can find Chick-fil-A restaurants, which serve the best tasting fast food chicken in existence. The Chick-fil-A chicken sandwich is very simple: a not-too-bready piece of chicken breast, seasoned with salt and pepper and a little bit of garlic, fried in peanut oil, and served on a simple bun with two slices of pickle. I dislike pickles, so I get mine with none or remove them. McDonald’s is attempting to replicate the success of this with its Southern-Style Chicken Sandwich and its breakfast equivalent, the Southern-Style Chicken Biscuit. However, McDonald’s cannot match Chick-fil-A for two reasons. First, they use the regular vegetable oil to fry their small lump of chicken meat, not peanut oil, so the rich taste does not get into the chicken. Second, and more importantly, somehow McDonald’s has managed to embed the taste of pickle juice in the meat. Even if you like the taste of pickles, this should be disturbing to you. For someone like me who doesn’t really like pickles, it renders the sandwich unappetizing. I’ll not be ordering another one. (Insert red sad-face icon here.)
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